fiddler


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a musician who plays the violin

someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner

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an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend

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Then the fiddler went his way, and took her with him, and they soon came to a great wood.
But the princess knew nothing of making fires and cooking, and the fiddler was forced to help her.
I am the fiddler who has lived with you in the hut.
In the Opera House a crowd had gathered to see a show and further down Main Street the fiddlers, their instruments tuned, sweated and worked to keep the feet of youth flying over a dance floor.
At the upper end of the room, seated in a shady bower of holly and evergreens were the two best fiddlers, and the only harp, in all Muggleton.
Dear, dear, what a place it looked, that Astley's; with all the paint, gilding, and looking-glass; the vague smell of horses suggestive of coming wonders; the curtain that hid such gorgeous mysteries; the clean white sawdust down in the circus; the company coming in and taking their places; the fiddlers looking carelessly up at them while they tuned their instruments, as if they didn't want the play to begin, and knew it all beforehand
Mean Fiddler is confident that Weekend tickets for Carling
Scientists in Australia have observed that a male fiddler crab will come to the aid of a neighbor under attack--but only if there's something in it for him.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, 38, returned Oct.
Music promoter Mean Fiddler has shocked its shareholders by ousting its new chief executive just weeks after he was appointed.
In July 2000, producer, folklorist, and fiddler, Burt Feintuch, and Smithsonian Folkways sound supervisor, Pete Reiniger, loaded a van with recording equipment and spent eight days following the popular "Ceilidh Trail," otherwise known as Route 19, through Inverness County along the west side of Cape Breton Island.
Farmer Michael Eavis, who runs the event, has agreed to let the Mean Fiddler group control fans at Glastonbury after recent festivals were blighted by crowd problems.
Canadian fiddler Ashley MacIsaac hits new sour notes in an already off-key career
Mischa Burrows, from Weddington, is taking to the stage for the first time dramatically as the Fiddler in Nuneaton Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society's next show, Fiddler on the Roof.
The fiddler played and received a bullet in his chest.